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Re: confusion about the WG issue process

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 22:02:09 -0400
Message-Id: <p0511170fb9495cc6163c@[10.0.1.4]>
To: Michael Sintek <sintek@db.stanford.edu>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Cc: sintek@db.stanford.edu, Raphael Volz <rvo@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>

At 6:25 PM -0700 7/3/02, Michael Sintek wrote:
>Jim Hendler wrote:
>>
>>...
>>  Jim H
>>p.s. The issue of what goes in owl lite and what goes in full was 
>>resolved at the f2f - so we will be closing 5.15 and 5.16
>
>
>Dear Jim,
>
>please note that the issue what goes into owl lite and what goes into
>owl full was NOT resolved !
>
>Raphael & Michael Sintek

Raphael and Michael - you are right - I was confused - checking the 
log I realize that I was confusing this with some other resolutions.

>
>
>>
>>
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>>At 12:54 PM -0400 7/3/02, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
>>
>>>I don't seem to understand the issue process in this working group.
>>>There is much work that involves making changes with respect to issues
>>>that are not open and not closed, at least not according to the
>>>issues document of 16 June 2002, including:
>>>
>>>      issue 4.1 uniqueprop bad name
>>>      issue 4.2 cardinality constructs levels
>>>      issue 4.4 extra logical feature set
>>>      issue 5.1 uniform treatment of literal data values
>>>      issue 5.5 list syntax or semantics
>>>      issue 5.8 datatypes
>>>      issue 5.9 malformed DAML+OIL restrictions
>>>      issue 5.10 DAML+OIL semantics is too weak
>>>
>>>Some of this work involves the abstract syntax/formal specification
>>>document that I am producing, some involves other documents.
>>>
>>>In addition, several issues are being implicitly addressed in that
>>>ongoing work assumes that there will be no change from their status in
>>>DAML+OIL, including:
>>>
>>>      issue 2.5 closed sets
>>>      issue 2.6 ordered property values
>>>      issue 4.3 structured datatypes
>>>      issue 5.4 OWL:QUOTE
>>>      issue 5.6 daml:imports as magic syntax
>>>      issue 5.7 range restrictions should not be separate URIs
>>>
>>>I had thought that non-open issues should not be undergoing such
>>>active work, and was actually surprised that the document I am
>>>producing makes so many changes to non-open issues.
>>>
>>>
>>>So, I am asking for clarification on how the issue process is supposed
>>>to work with respect to the collection of documents being produced.
>>>Is it OK for an appointed editor to produce documents that assume
>>>particular resolutions of non-closed issues?  Is it OK for an
>>>appointed editor to produce document that assume particular
>>>resolutions of non-closed, non-open issues?
>>>
>>>
>>>I am also asking for clarification of how the issue process is
>>>supposed to work in general.  How are issues opened?  If WG members
>>>can request the opening of issues, I propose opening the following
>>>issues because they are currently being explicitly or implicitly
>>>addressed in the documents currently being produced, or in a couple of
>>>cases, related to the documents currently being produced:
>>>
>>>      issue 2.5 closed sets
>>>      issue 2.6 ordered property values
>>>      issue 4.1 uniqueprop bad name
>>>      issue 4.2 cardinality constructs levels
>>>      issue 4.3 structured datatypes
>>>      issue 4.4 extra logical feature set
>>>      issue 5.1 uniform treatment of literal data values
>>>      issue 5.4 OWL:QUOTE
>>>      issue 5.5 list syntax or semantics
>>>      issue 5.6 daml:imports as magic syntax
>>>      issue 5.7 range restrictions should not be separate URIs
>>>      issue 5.8 datatypes
>>>      issue 5.9 malformed DAML+OIL restrictions
>>>      issue 5.10 DAML+OIL semantics is too weak
>>>      issue 5.14 ontology versioning
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Peter F. Patel-Schneider
>>>Bell Labs Research
>>>
>>>
>>>PS: This is not the first time that I have asked for clarification on the WG
>>>issue process.
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